Product Designer

Recruiter
Gap Professional Midlands
Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
£24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
24 Sep 2019
Ref
1266879677
Are you an experienced and passionate Product Designer who is seeking the opportunity to use your skills and experience within a market leading, global business? Our client is a leading manufacturing business looking for a Product Designer to join their company and assist with all aspects of the Design and Manufacturing process. This is a cradle to grave position allowing the candidate to get involved with the whole product life cycle. The successful candidate with be working with the R&D Manager and the R&D team to support in undertaking all aspects of product and tooling design together with other activities associated with the product development process. Key Responsibilities/Objectives: 3D product design Product design involving complex assemblies Working to detailed design specifications Producing new product design concepts Tool design concerned with new product development and product modifications Working with internal & external toolmakers to co-ordinate tool manufacture Oversight of new product development projects from concept to tooling under the supervision of the R&D Manager Using 3D printing technology to design & generate prototypes from small-scale to full-scale models Assisting with product testing to ensure compliance with regulations Assisting with new product release documentation and general product release coordination activities Provision of technical support, drawings and other R&D related activities to support other function areas within the business Key Skills/ Experience: Product design experience 3D computer aided design (Autodesk Inventor or similar) Good communication skills Project management / highly organised Preparing design/technical progress reports Competent in Excel / Word / PowerPoint Product development of roto-moulded products is desirable Knowledge of tooling design & construction is desirable Customer interaction experience - desirable Manufacturing experience - desirable Plastic moulding experience - desirable Qualifications And Certification Required: Degree level qualification in Product Design or similar Driving licence Competencies: Team Working: Able to work constructively & effectively within the R&D team, sharing knowledge, expertise and experience to achieve mutual goals and plans. Initiative and Creativity: Always looking for new concepts and ideas and sharing with the team for continuous creativity and progression. To work proactively with a tenacity to achieve positive results. Planning and Organising: Must be able to maintain an effective structured and organised environment for self and working with the R&D team. Customer Focus: Requirement to have a full and on-going appreciation of the many different needs of all internal and external customers. Flexibility and Adaptability: Able to balance priorities when several projects may be ongoing at any time. Able to multi-task and be flexible in approach to workload, utilising time management tools. Influence & Impact: Uses a range of communication styles & strategies to gain others commitment & motivation. Able to remain confident and resilient in the face of challenge & face back. Closing date: 17th October 2019 To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to us. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website. gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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